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You’ll Shoot Your Eye Out…

…is probably one of the most memorable lines of any Holiday Classic.  Of course I’m referring to A Christmas Story, where a young Ralphie tries to convince his parents, teachers and Santa that the Red Ryder BB Gun is the perfect... Read more
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Holiday Shopping SmartPhone Style

Close to 70% of smartphone owners plan to use the devices for holiday shopping, according to Deloitte (pdf).  Smartphone ownership has jumped from 39.7% last year to 46.1% this year and tablet owners have doubled from 10.5% to 22.4% according... Read more
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BIG-IP Edge Client 2.0.2 for Android

Earlier this week F5 released our BIG-IP Edge Client for Android with support for the new Amazon Kindle Fire HD.  You can grab it off Amazon instantly for your Android device.  By supporting BIG-IP Edge Client on Kindle Fire products, F5... Read more
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SmartTV, Smartphones and Fill-in-the-Blank Employees

Right off the bat, I know the title sounds like it’s all connected but they are only slightly related so I’ll give you the option of dropping out now.  Still here?  Cool.  I’ve been traveling over the last couple weeks and stories... Read more
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From Car Jacking to Car Hacking

With the promise of self-driving cars just around the corner of the next decade and with researchers already able to remotely apply the brakes and listen to conversations, a new security threat vector is emerging.  Computers in cars have been... Read more
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The Venerable Vulnerable Cloud

Ever since cloud computing burst onto the technology scene a few short years ago, Security has always been a top concern.  It was cited as the biggest hurdle in many surveys over the years and in 2010, I covered a lot of those in my... Read more
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Parking Ticket Privacy

Imagine getting a $20 parking ticket and then filing suit against the issuing municipality for exposing too much personal information on that ticket.  That’s exactly what Jason Senne did after receiving a $20 parking ticket in 2010 for... Read more
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F5 Agility Summit 2012 - Infoblox

I meet with Infoblox's Senior Product Manager, Andy Voltmer about the F5/Infoblox partnership, the importance of DNS and the security around DNSSEC.  Reporting from the F5 Agility Conference in Times Square.psResources: F5 Rethink Your... Read more
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F5 Agility Summit 2012 - Splunk

I meet with Splunk's Will Hayes, Director of Business Development at F5's Agility Summit. We get a look at some of the newest Splunk reports for F5's BIG-IP solutions including the BIG-IP Data Center Firewall Solution. ps ... Read more
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F5 Agility Summit 2012 - Welcome to New York

I welcome partners and customers to Times Square for the 2012 F5 Agility Summit with a special thanks to our sponsors: HP, Carahsoft, WhiteHat Security, Cenzic, Ingram Micro, SecureAuth, Westcon Security, AppViewX, Oracle, Avnet and Splunk. ... Read more
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Bait Phone

You may be familiar with the truTV program Bait Car, where the police place a vehicle equipped with hidden cameras and radio trackers in various areas to catch a would be car thief in the act.  It’s kinda fun to watch people ‘check out’ the... Read more
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The Mighty Memo

There once was The Mighty Memo, That you’d type nice and neat. Telling all your colleagues, The time and place to meet.   Make it look official, With your autograph. Walk it to the mailroom, And find the mimeograph.   Ma... Read more
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Infographic: Protect Yourself Against Cybercrime

Maybe I’ll start doing an ‘Infographic Friday’ to go along with Lori’s F5 Friday.  This one comes to us from  Rasmussen College's School of Technology and Design Cyber Security Program and shows the online risks and offers some good... Read more
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Dreaming of Work

Say What?!?  Instead of counting sheep, I can count how many emails I need to answer in the morning?  Sure can…at least according to a recent Good Technology survey that indicates that we are working more – an average of 7 hours more per... Read more
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Cloud vs Cloud

The Battle of the Clouds Aloha!  Welcome ladies and gentleman to the face off of the decade.  The Battle of the Clouds.  In this corner, the up and comer, the phenom that has changed the way IT works, wearing the light shorts - The... Read more
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In 5 Minutes or Less Video - IP Intelligence Service

I show you how to configure the IP Intelligence Service available on BIG-IP v11.2, in 5 Minutes or Less.  By identifying relevant IP addresses and leveraging intelligence from cloud-context security solutions, F5's new IP Intelligence... Read more
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Will BYOL Cripple BYOD?

Don’t ya love all the acronyms we have? So by now, you’ve probably heard that BYOD means Bring Your Own Device – a topic that is getting lots of press these days.  The concept of allowing employees to use their own personal device, often... Read more
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The Exec-Disconnect on IT Security

Different Chiefs give Different Security Stories. A recent survey shows that there is a wide gap between CEOs and Chief Security Officers when it comes to the origin and seriousness of security threats.  They differ on how they view threats... Read more
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The Changing Security Threat Landscape Infographic

In conjunction with a new video and a security white paper, this F5 infographic validates the need for organizations to rethink security practices.  The global security threat landscape is rapidly evolving and has changed dramatically in ways... Read more
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The Cloud Impact and Adoption Infographic

Maybe you’ve noticed but I’ve been on an infographic kick lately – especially when it’s something interesting.  This time it is an aggregated infographic of data primarily from Forrester, IDC and Gartner as it pertains to the cloud’s impact... Read more
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FedRAMP Ramps Up

Tomorrow June 6th, the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program, the government’s cloud security assessment plan known as FedRAMP will begin accepting security certification applications from companies that provide software services and... Read more
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Invasion of Privacy - Mobile App Infographic Style

Couple blogs/weeks ago, I posted What’s in Your Smartphone? covering the recent Nielsen report, State of the Appnation – A Year of Change and Growth in U.S. Smartphones.   According to the study, 70% (last year) and 73% (this year)... Read more
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What’s in Your Smartphone?

Typical smartphone owners have an average of 41 apps per device, 9 more than they had last year according to the recent Nielsen report, State of the Appnation – A Year of Change and Growth in U.S. Smartphones.  Also last year, less than 40%... Read more
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Interop 2012 - F5 in the Interop NOC Statistics

I meet with F5's Professional Services Consultant Sam Richman to review some of the stats from the World’s Largest Portable Network.  Highlights  included:  BIG-IP Data Center Firewall pushed a Terabyte of data; BIG-IP Web... Read more
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Interop 2012 - Interview with Brian Monkman of ICSA Labs

I interview Brian Monkman, ICSA Labs' Technology Programs Manager, about ICSA certification, the importance of 3rd party tests, how ICSA conducts their certification testing along with Breaking News that the BIG-IP Family is now ICSA Certified... Read more
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